The U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued its Strategic Plan 2015-20 outlining a number of initiatives it plans to undertake with industry and other stakeholders over the next five years.

Key activities include (i) implementing campaigns to reduce the incidence of food-borne illness caused by Campylobacter and Listeria infections; (ii) expanding capabilities of the agency’s newly established Food Crime Unit; (iii) expanding the agency’s horizon scanning and emerging risks analytical capabilities; (iv) establishing new platforms for consumer engagement; and (v) continuing robust engagement with the European Union on revisions to the regulation on official food and feed controls. See FSA News Release, June 3, 2015.